Standing Committee

Customs seizure and other measures against counterfeiting

Saisie en douane et autres mesures contre la contrefaçon

Zollbeschlagnahme und andere Massnahmen gegen die Nachahmung

Q122 Status: Dissolved Meeting:
  • Main Task:

    To monitor and advise on international and multinational developments in the field of customs seizure and other measures against counterfeiting.
    To monitor and advise in particular on EU activities related to the subject matter.
    To formulate, and with the approval of the Bureau to submit and represent AIPPI´s standpoint vis-à-vis the EU and other international GO´s.

  • Advise Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – developments in the field rendering intervention of AIPPI desirable
    – issues meriting further study
    – instruction to AIPPI Representatives at GO
    – possibilities of cooperation with other NGOs

  • Documentation:

    Collect and provide the Bureau with:
    – all EU and other GO´s documentation
    – other documents of general interest on the subject (the Bureau receives WIPO documents directly)

  • Reporting:

    To provide (in addition to point “Monitoring”):
    – annually 2 months before each international Meeting an account of activities since the last such Meeting (incl. negative Report)
    – within 1 month a written Report on all GO Meetings attended
    – immediately Reports on matters of special interest in the field

  • Special Instructions:

    WTO related matters are to be coordinated with Q 94 and Q 134.
    The Chairman of the Committee shall inform Committee Officers, and in the case of Special Committees the Committee Members, of relevant Committee activities and shall seek, if possible, their advise and cooperation in formulating the Committees views.
    Except as otherwise agreed all Reports, Minutes and other documentation are to be submitted to the General Secretariat.

  • Chairman: Christopher P. Tootal (Great Britain)
  • Co-Chairmen: Max Hool (Switzerland)
  • Co-Chairmen: Edward G. Fiorito (USA)
  • Co-Chairmen: Alain Thierr (France)
  • Co-Chairmen: Alexander Q. C. Macklin (Canada)
  • Secretary: Christine Vilmart (France)